Grammar

Spot the Mistakes (38)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes. Answers at the bottom of the page.

  1. Police have arrested a forty-three-years old man.
  2. I wish they stopped talking! I can’t hear the TV.
  3. I bought me a new pair of shoes.
  4. Ella knocked on the door and went in.
  5. Barry gave me a very useful advice.
  6. It’s quite a lot more expensive if you fly in August.
  7. Would you mind giving me a lift to school this morning?
  8. I can’t talk right now, sorry. I phone you back in a few minutes, okay?












Answers

1. Police have arrested a forty-three-year-old man.

2. I wish they would stop talking! I can’t hear the TV.

3. I bought (myself) a new pair of shoes.

4. ✅

5. Barry gave me (some) very useful advice.

6. ✅

7. ✅

8. I can’t talk right now, sorry. I’ll phone you back in a few minutes, okay?

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